In the Journal of the National Cancer Institute this week, researchers in the US and France analyze four prospective cohort studies to determine the association between prediagnostic plasma immunoglobulin E levels and the risk of adult glioma. Increased levels of serum IgE have been inversely associated with risk of glioma, the authors write. For this study, the team combined data from four previous studies and analyzed IgE levels of 169 glioma patients and 520 controls.

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Using DNA to sketch crime victims might not be a great idea, the NYTimes says.

Science has its own problem with sexual harassment. What do we do with the research these abusers produce, Wired asks.

Senate Republicans led by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) are trying to change how the government funds basic research, reports ScienceInsider.

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